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Independent Contractors or Employees?: An Über Question

In an advice memo released on May 14th, theNational Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concluded that Uber drivers are independent contractors, not employees. This classification means that under federal labor laws, Uber drivers will be virtually unable to unionize, participate in workplace … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Labor: Most Workers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors

On July 15, 2015, Administrator David Weil, of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), issued an Administrator’s Interpretation (“Interpretation”) making clear that the vast majority of workers are employees, not independent contractors, regardless of … Continue reading

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